COVID and Hair loss

COVID-19 as a Pandemic

Covid-19 started approaching the leading media at the starting of 2020 - it got broadcasted as a 'Pandemic' by the World Health Organization (WHO) in March. By this time, it has become a turning point in the record.


Hair-loss A Symptom of COVID-19

People may have a wide array of signs and symptoms who have gone through Covid-19. Is it likely to have hair loss as a symptom while fighting this disease? Is it possible to be a long-run effect? For your knowledge and convenience, we have conducted a little research and assembled this article.


People who have recovered from this virus have been reported for loss of hair, according to It is noticed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) even the loss and thinning of hair has also been evidenced as a possible long-standing effect, but it is still in the process of study now.

Telogen Effluvium and Hair-loss

Hair loss has been constantly observed with a condition called Telogen Effluvium (TE) in patients with the exposure and recovery of COVID. TE is a reversible condition and starts with fever and an acute sickness; fever is the primary symptom in those who become sick with this virus.


After a triggering event, many individuals who get TC observe considerable hair loss of about 2 to 3 months, including psychological stress, high temperature, and major surgery, causing damage to the body. Many times while showering or brushing, hair can be found in huge discards. This condition can last up to 9 months prior to re-growth, commonly impacting the half of the skull.

Other Reasons for Hair-loss

It is also an important point to notice that hair loss occurs more frequently when your body is constantly under stressful situations. Other situations like losing jobs, insecurities, and handling the illnesses of others also add up to lousy health even if the individual doesn't get COVID. Your priority should be your entire well-being in the entire list of your goals, including the management of your stress along with proper sleep, food, and workout. All of these are necessary for a sound body and mind.


Research has started recording and identifying the relationship between COVID 19 and loss of hair. It's evident that loss of hair can be a part of our character and can destroy one's confidence. Keep looking forward to more.

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